The 16th Bryan Warren School of Pathology

Genitourinary Pathology

4-5 November 2023, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (live) and Online (virtual)


Organized by:

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Supported by:

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Dear colleagues and friends,

It is our privilege to invite you to the 16th Bryan Warren School of Pathology, scheduled for the 4th and 5th of November, 2023. The symposium, a collaboration between the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP) and the Association of Basic Medical Sciences of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is designed as a hybrid event, accommodating both in-person and online participation.

This year, our focus is on Genitourinary Pathology. Our distinguished speakers, Dr. Murali Varma and Dr. Lisa Browning, both esteemed Consultant Histopathologists, will provide insights into the most significant aspects of Genitourinary Pathology and address practical issues of relevance.

We sincerely hope that this will prove to be an enlightening academic experience, aiding the growth of young specialists, pathology residents, and clinicians.


Dr. Murali Varma, a Consultant Histopathologist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, and Chairman of the British Association of Urological Pathologists. He is a globally renowned figure in the realm of Uropathology, and he has made significant contributions to standardising global reporting of prostate and bladder cancers. A graduate of the University of Mumbai, his training and expertise span across India, the UK, and the USA. Dr. Varma brings with him a wealth of experience and a commitment to optimising the use of available evidence in routine surgical pathology practice. With his considerable contribution to Uropathology in the UK, he offers an unmatched depth of insight and understanding in his field.

Dr. Lisa Browning, is a Consultant Histopathologist at the Department of Cellular Pathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford. An esteemed recipient of the Golden Microscope Award and the Cunningham Medal, Dr. Browning is known for her significant contributions to postgraduate training in pathology. She is the current Meetings Secretary for the British Division of the IAP (BDIAP) and Education Secretary for the British Association for Urological Pathology (BAUP). As an active member of the Oxford PathLAKE project team and a validated digital pathology reporter, Dr. Browning embodies a combination of deep knowledge and innovative thought in the domain of Uropathology.


4-5 November 2023


Sarajevo School of Science and Technology
Hrasnička cesta 3a
Ilidža, Sarajevo
Bosnia and Hezegovina

Online (virtual):

Platform to be announced


In-person (Live) event

Early registration: until September 30, 2023.

  • Specialists/Consultants: 100 EUR
  • Residents/Trainees: 70 EUR
  • Students: 40 EUR

Late registration:  October 1-30, 2023.

  • Specialists/Consultants: 130 EUR
  • Residents/Trainees: 100 EUR
  • Students: 70 EUR

Virtual (Online) only access

  • -20% for any time and type of registration

UPCFBIH members (self-paying)

  • -50% for any time and type of registration


Time (CET)

4 November, 2023

8.30 Opening and introduction
8.45 Diagnosis of prostate cancer
9.15 Gleason grading
09.45 Discussion and break
10.00 Atypical large glandular proliferations of the prostate
10.30 Communicating prostate pathology results
11.00 Break
11.30 Classification of tumors of the urothelial tract
12.00 Urothelial carcinoma grading
12.30  Discussion
12.45 TURBT staging
13.15 Lunch (Sponsors)
14.15 Cystectomy and nephroureterectomy handling and reporting
15.00 Break
15.30 Slide seminar/prostate
16.15 Slide seminar/bladder
... ...
20.00 Karaoke evening 🎤🎸🎹🎷
Time (CET)

5 November, 2023

09.00 WHO 2022 Classification of Renal Tumors
9.45 Rare renal tumors
10.15 Discussion and break
10.30 Immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques as an aid to classification of renal neoplasia
11.00 Break
11.30 Macroscopic handling and reporting of the nephrectomy for renal neoplasia
12.00 Slide seminar/renal
13.00 End of program